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Beware: Scammers targeting Craigslist users

Posted at 4:33 PM, Feb 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-02 22:47:53-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- A new warning for an old scam. 

Scammers continue to use sites like Craiglist and eBay to steal people's money. 

In 2015, the Office of the Attorney General said it received 93 calls from people regarding Craigslist or eBay scams.

20 people said they were tricked, wired over money to buy an item and never received anything in return. Losing, in total, more than $36,000. 

Watch how RTV6's Anne Kelly avoided a similar scam in the video player above. 

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